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CP3307 - Mobile Technology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

This subject introduces mobile technologies and applications for individuals, organisations, and communities. The topics covered include mobile programming, mobile user interfaces, wireless communications, location aware applications, and current technological trends in mobile business and innovations.

Learning Outcomes

  • program mobile devices with respect to the inherent software and hardware limitations;
  • understand the important features and functionality of mobile devices such as location awareness, wireless communications, user interfaces, and interaction design;
  • gain practical experience using current APIs, toolkits, and platforms;
  • develop an appreciation of contemporary and emerging mobile technology and related innovations;
  • demonstrate practical knowledge of deploying software on mobile devices.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Prerequisites: CP1300
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP5307

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (15%); assignment 2 (25%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (15%); assignment 2 (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 21-Jul-2011
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (15%); assignment 2 (25%).

Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 69
Census Date 15-Dec-2011
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (15%); assignment 2 (25%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.